As brands are learning more and more about their audience, they are learning that their consumers may not trust them, which makes getting information and marketing out about their products and services tricky!
If your audience doesn’t trust your message how are you going to convince them to make a purchase?
The Olympics played out on the worlds’ largest stage but the biggest act from the past 17 days wasn’t the competition, a rivalry, or a gold medal match! Instead, it was the unexpected storyline of the Ryan Lochte Robbery that stole the show during the Rio Games.
This story comes as a good reminder as to what can happen as more and more organizations use influencers and encourage users to help create content. At the end of the day you are working with people, and what they do when they are not representing your brand cannot be controlled but there are strategies you can put in place to help mitigate the risk when you are working with them. Continue reading “What Brands Can Learn From The LOCHTE-Ness PR Monster”
There is no silver bullet for content marketing but there are a lot of things you could be doing wrong:
Producing uninteresting/ boring content
Having no loyal audience
Targeting an audience that is too large
Just to name a few…
According to The Content Institutes 2016 study, 86% of marketers are now using content marketing but only 30% believe they are effective at it and the crazy part is76% say they will produce even more content in 2016 vs 2015!